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People ask me what I do in my spare time, and I look at them blankly, truly believing that I don't even have spare time, and if I did, I'd probably use it for something mundane, like chipping away at the mound of laundry rising to dangerous proportions in the back room.
While we women dilly-dally, making decisions, leaving jobs half done, forgetting where we've put the house keys while we water the Hoover and leave the laundry in the dishwasher, men, like blinkered horses, look straight ahead, oblivious to peripheral vision, where a discarded pile of wet towels might have caught their eye.
An income tax form is like a laundry list - either way you lose your shirt.
It turns out that a husband who does the laundry, it's very romantic when you're older. And it's hard to believe when you're younger. But it's absolutely true.
An actress once advised me, 'Make sure you do your own laundry - it will keep you honest.'
Vacuuming is great. I do the laundry. I love washing machines. I'm the maid in my house.
I'm really good at laundry, and I have no problem cleaning the kitchen.
I find folding laundry very relaxing.
I do my laundry on a weekly basis.
My husband and I have, in some ways, a non-traditional relationship - especially when it comes to domestic duties. He does most of the cooking, dishes, and laundry, while I do most of the yard work. I love to mow the lawn! And I take great satisfaction in planting and pruning.
Whether it's destiny or fate or whatever, I don't think I could do a French Laundry anywhere else.
I wanted to write about what we were doing at the French Laundry, the recipes and the stories.
I had the humble beginnings. I was doing comedy in laundry mats in 1992, literally where I would bring a little gorilla amp and a lapel mike and just start performing.
It's sweet that I don't have to do my laundry.
In a way it was like washing your laundry in public and, yep, there you go, you've seen my underwear. And now I feel like there's nothing left, you've seen it all and I can get on.
I'm definitely a messy person... I know where everything is but I just can't organize. I don't make lists and find scripts on the laundry machine, and under my bed, or in the bathroom, kitchen. It's bad, I really need to take control.
I know how to separate my own laundry.
If everyone is good at something different, assigning chores is easy. If your partner is great at grocery shopping and you are great at the laundry, you're set. But this isn't always - or even usually - the case.
I am a great procrastinator. When the writing is going really well, the laundry piles up.
Women basically want the same thing - a good passionate story, a great fantasy - and for our partners to do the laundry and the washing up.
E. L. James
There isn't a spare minute in the day. I have spent my life doing everything. I work. I go home. I do the shopping. I cook. Then there's the laundry and the dog. Most of my life, I have been a working mother. And even when I wasn't, I still did it all.
I will waste an extraordinary amount of time, you know. And if it's not watching television, I'll be sitting staring out of the window. And yes, I know there's the idea of the artist, sitting there doing nothing while things are going on, but actually, no. It's vacant space. I'm thinking about the laundry.
I'm not one to air my dirty laundry for the whole world.
I spend most of my time thinking about things like laundry and buying stationery supplies.
I love being a mother; I hate being a housewife - the cooking, the laundry - because it takes away time I could be with my kids.
Marcia Gay Harden
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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